Brooklyn 86, L.A. Clippers 76

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, November 23, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #10 Ron Garretson, #29 Mark Lindsay
Attendance - 17732

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Clippers 25 22 16 13 76
Brooklyn 25 15 23 23 86

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 8-4 5-2 3-2 L2
Brooklyn 7-4 5-1 2-3 W1

Recap

Nets 86, Clippers 76: Brook Lopez scored 26 points and Joe Johnson added 19 as host Brooklyn snapped a two-game losing skid.

Deron Williams had 11 points and eight assists, Reggie Evans grabbed 12 rebounds and the Nets held Los Angeles to 29 points and 30.3 percent shooting in the second half.

Chris Paul had 14 points and nine assists, Griffin also had 14 points and Jamal Crawford tallied 13 for the Clippers, who committed 20 turnovers while losing their second straight contest.

The contest was tied at 74 after Crawford’s fast-break basket with 4:15 remaining. Brooklyn responded with 12 consecutive points, a surge that included two baskets by Lopez, a 3-pointer by Johnson and five free throws.

The Clippers finished the first half with a 16-4 run to take a 47-40 lead. Brooklyn held Los Angeles to 16 third-quarter points on 5-of-19 shooting for a 63-63 tie entering the final quarter, and then limited The Clippers to 13 fourth-quarter points.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Los Angeles had a 45-35 rebound edge and collected 17 on the offensive boards. DeAndre Jordan had eight of his 13 rebounds on the offensive end. … Clippers forward Caron Butler (shoulder) was back in the starting lineup after a one-game absence and had seven points in 32 minutes. … Nets forward Gerald Wallace (ankle) returned after missing Wednesday’s loss to the Golden State Warriors and had eight points in 38 minutes.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   Brooklyn
Blake Griffin 14 Scoring Brook Lopez 26
Chris Paul 9 Assists Deron Williams 8
DeAndre Jordan 13 Rebounds Reggie Evans 12
Blake Griffin 4 Free Throws Made Reggie Evans 4
Jamal Crawford 3 Steals Gerald Wallace 2
Blake Griffin 2 Blocks Brook Lopez 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 76 40.3 4-17 14-22 15 45 7 8 20
Brooklyn 86 46.6 5-13 13-19 19 35 3 6 16

Upcoming Games

  • Brooklyn will play their next game at home against Portland. The Nets have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game on the road against Atlanta . The Clippers have a W/L % of .778 after a win and .333 after a loss.